The Alpujarra of Granada - Virtually Untouched Villages Since Arab Rule

The Alpujarra is one of the most visited regions of the province of Granada. Difficult access to this mountainous area has, until recently, contributed to the region conserving such a picturesque landscape and architecture.

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The Alpujarras cover the area between Sierra Nevada and the sea and stretch eastwards towards the province of Almeria. To the west borders the mountains of Lujar and to the south they almost reach the ocean.

Country Holiday Houses

rural houses in granada province - alpujarras mountains If you are looking for tranquility, nature and mountains views, family treatment and history, the Alpujarras region is the perfect place for you.

Gastronomy of the Alpujarra

eating out in the alpujarras Where to eat and drink, good wine, typical dishes and cuisine of the Alpujarras, the oldest traditional restaurants and bars of the province of Granada.

History of the Alpujarra

the alpujarras history A unique history of the Alpujarras, the suppression of customs and language of the Moors, rebellions and the disputes in the Alpujarras.

Festivals and Traditions

traditions and history of the alpujarras What to see in the Alpujarras, popular festivities, traditional folklore of this land, Moors and Christians Festival and Traditional Music festivals.

How to Find the Alpujarras

roads how to get to the alpujarras Access routes between Granada and the Alpujarras, how to get to the Alpujarra by bus or car, bus timetables, distances, opinons and recommendations.

Architecture of the Alpujarra

architecture and houses of the alpujarras Constructions in the Alpujarra of Granada, typical elements of the houses in the Alpujarras, cubic-shaped houses and cylindrical chimneys.

Virtually untouched since Arab rule, yet retaining the original Berber architecture, unique to Spain, it was only in the late nineteenth century that artists, bohemians and backpackers started to arrive to this area. The Alpujarras of Granada are very popular with many visitors, especially the British.

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